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Pharaoh's Journal
Pharaoh's Journal
May 25, 2016

Dems discuss dropping Wasserman Schultz

Source: The Hill

Democrats on Capitol Hill are discussing whether Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz should step down as Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman before the party’s national convention in July.

Democrats backing likely presidential nominee Hillary Clinton worry Wasserman Schultz has become too divisive a figure to unify the party in 2016, which they say is crucial to defeating presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump in November.

“I don’t see how she can continue to the election. How can she open the convention? Sanders supporters would go nuts,” said the lawmaker, who requested anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the discussions.

There is no indication Wasserman Schultz, who is also a Florida congresswoman, has any plans to leave her post. And Senate sources stress that a final decision won’t be made until Clinton and Sanders negotiate some type of deal aimed at healing the party. President Obama, who selected Wasserman ­Schultz as chairwoman in 2011, is expected to play a major role in any such talks.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/281147-dems-discuss-dropping-wasserman-schultz#.V0UCKLcSTX0.facebook

May 21, 2016

Voters go to court over 'worst partisan gerrymander'


A dozen Wisconsin voters and their attorneys will go to federal court in May to present their case challenging one of the worst partisan gerrymanders in modern American history.

They count among their supporters Republican and Democratic politicians, good-government forces, First Amendment advocates, progressive philanthropists and fellow citizens who want their votes to count.

To trial

A four-day trial is set to begin May 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin over Act 43, the state’s 2012 redistricting plan for the Wisconsin Assembly.

The crux of the complaint, Whitford v. Nichol, is the 2012 map was drawn unconstitutionally in a way to keep Republican control of the state Legislature and minimize Democratic influence.

“The plaintiffs look forward to presenting evidence at trial showing that the plan was drawn in secret, in consultation with a political scientist and without any input from Democrats, in an attempt to maximize Republican wins and minimize Democratic influence over the political process for as long as the plan was in place,” stated Gerry Hebert, executive director of the Campaign Legal Center, the co-counsel in the case against the state.

The outcome of the case could have far-reac

May 18, 2016

Kentucky is a statistical tie

It should be recounted.

May 18, 2016

Bernie's Smoking it!!!

May 15, 2016

Cenk Leaves MSNBC (Inside Story)

The story behind Cenk being booted off the air by MSNBC, the supposedly Liberal network,(which we all know now is a total joke!!)

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Cenk Uygur (host of The Young Turks) explains why he turned down a new, significantly larger MSNBC contract after hosting a prime-time show on the network that was beating CNN in the ratings. He also shares his thoughts on Rachel Maddow and Fox News.

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May 8, 2016

Hillary Already Reversing Her Positions To Appease Corporate Donors

Published on May 5, 2016
It looks like Hillary Clinton’s opposition to the coal industry didn’t last very long. In a recent spat with pro-coal protestors, Clinton made it clear that she had little intention in hurting the coal industry. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.
May 4, 2016

What are the next primaries

And dates of them?

I think Bernie might have a nice streak going into the convention

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